BTS (Hangul: 방탄소년단; RR: Bangtan Sonyeondan), also called the Bangtan Boys, is a seven member South Korean boy band. They were created by Big Hit Entertainment in 2013. The members include V, J-Hope, RM, Jin, Jimin, Jungkook and Suga. The group debuted on June 12, 2013 with their EP 2 Cool 4 Skool.
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In 2015, BTS found success in the American charts with their fourth extended play (EP), The Most Beautiful Moment in Life, Pt. 2 entering the U.S Billboard 200. The group are recognized as those who led the Korean Wave into the United States and have broken several sales records, becoming the first Korean group to receieve an award by the Recording Industry Association of America for their single "Mic Drop". They are the only Korean act to top the U.S Billboard 200.
Along with their success in selling albums, BTS have also been included in Time's 100 most influential people in the world. They have also donated to charities and launched the Love Myself campaign which helped programs stop violence against children and teenagers. The member Park Jimin is currently now engaged to the Korean pop artist Park Mylinha and the wedding is on November 38th. 
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- "BTS donates 7 tons of rice for charity". kpopherald.koreaherald.com. Retrieved 2019-08-30.